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Welcome to IHTSDO

The International Health Terminology Standards Development Organisation determines global standards for health terms, an essential part of improving the health of humankind.

We are committed to maintain and grow our leadership as the global experts in healthcare terminology, ensuring that SNOMED CT, our world-leading product is accepted as the global common language for health terms.

Latest news

  • SNOMED CT Compositional Grammar Specification and Guide

    May 21, 2015

    The IHTSDO is pleased to announce that a revised "SNOMED CT Compositional Grammar Specification and Guide" has been published to the SNOMED CT Document Library.

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  • Community Review of the SNOMED CT Expression Constraint Language Specification and Guide

    May 15, 2015

    You are invited to participate in a review of the SNOMED CT Expression Constraint Language Specification and Implementation Guide.

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  • IHTSDO releases Vendor Introduction to SNOMED CT

    April 30, 2015

    As part of launching an extensive programme of vendor engagement, IHTSDO is pleased to announce the release of a Vendor Introduction Guide to SNOMED CT.

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  • IHTSDO seeks clinical experts for SNOMED CT content review projects

    April 13, 2015

    The IHTSDO seeks input on an ongoing basis from individual or groups of clinical specialists internationally who are interested in contributing to reviews of SNOMED CT content to ensure alignment with internationally recognized clinical practice. Current focus of clinical review relates to work on a...

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  • SNOMED CT Foundation Course Applications Open

    March 31, 2015

    Applications are now open for the SNOMED CT Foundation E-Learning Courses, which will start on 1st June, 1st September and 1st December 2015. Each of these course will last for 3 months and during that period applicants must be prepared to commit an average of two to three hours a week to the course...

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